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Little River had its beginnings as a station along the Santa Fe Railroad, and it was incorporated in 1886. The town was given its name because of its proximity to the railroad crossing over the Little Arkansas River.
The ethnicity of its settlers is unknown.
"Rice County Centennial: Land of Quivira." Rice County Centennial Committee, 1971.
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